Contemporary Istanbul Opening Cocktail

September 2017

The sculptor Asaf Erdemli, who adopts the philosophy of recycling and restoring value while creating his works, met with art-lovers at the Conrad İstanbul Bosphorus for his special exhibition composed of 75 works specially prepared for Epique Island project which is being brought to life by Aksoy Holding in Bodrum, one of oTurkey’s most-favoured areas for it historical architecture and natural history.

Art-lovers came together to scrutinize Asaf Erdemli’s special exhibition entitled “Epique Island/Reconstruct” at a VIP event hosted by Aksoy Holding Vice Chairman Mr. Batu Aksoy accompanied by the concert of Kerem Görsev Trio at the Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus, the accomodation sponsor of Contemporary Istanbul, and one of the hotels which best exemplifies the city’s perception of luxury.

The artist’s works have been inspired by Epique Island’s principles of sustainability and contemporary architecture, and the landscape which takes Bodrum as its focal point, as well as the villas, each of which has been designed according to its location on the island.

Situated in the heart of the city, with its completely renovated lobby, the Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus introduces its guests to the most prominent works of many renowned Turkish painters and 100 works of Hüseyin Avni Lifij belonging to the collection of Belkıs and Erdal Aksoy.